Industrial Project Development Manager jobs is a term that is used to describe a specialised form of management that is required to successfully lead engineering personnel and projects.

Industrial Project Development Manager jobs can be used to describe either functional management or project management, leading technical professionals who are working in the fields of product development, manufacturing, construction, design engineering, industrial engineering, technology, production, or any other field that employs personnel who perform an engineering function.

What is involved in Industrial Project Development Manager roles?

Industrial Project Development Manager jobs typically require training and experience in both general management (which may include business administration) and the specific engineering disciplines that will be used by the engineering team to be managed. But additionally, the successful Industrial Project Development Managers must understand that the factors that cause certain individuals to pursue careers in engineering are often quite different than those for individuals who are driven by purely entrepreneurial thinking. Industrial Project Development Manager jobs must hold the skills necessary to coach, mentor and motivate technical professionals are often very different from those that are required for individuals in other fields.

How do I get into an Industrial Project Development Manager career?

There are many education and certification programs available that provide Bachelor's, Masters and PhD degrees. Undergraduate programs provide generalist degrees that enable engineers to better deal in the business environment. Master of engineering management (MEM) provides a technical-based alternative to traditional MBA programs. Industrial and professional associations such as engineers' societies also offer certification programs that validate engineering management knowledge and skills. Industrial project development manager jobs specialization areas in both degree and certification programs may include management of technology, product and process, quality, organizational management, operations management, program management, marketing and finance.

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